Amazon Beefs Up FreeTime Unlimited Content For Tweens
April 28, 2016 - Kindle Unlimited
Amazon is expanding a strech of FreeTime Unlimited – a subscription-based use that offers calm for children. The e-retailer is adding a progression of novel-tailored content, that privately targets tweens who have entrance to an Amazon tablet.
On Apr 26, Amazon disclosed that it was beefing adult a “all-you-can-eat” FreeTime Unlimited, that used to support to children aged between 3 and 8 years old. Now, a use extends to a 9 to 12 years age group.
Thanks to a additions, Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited calm now boasts some-more than 13,000 videos, educational apps, books and games. There are also some-more than 40,000 YouTube videos, as good as websites that aim preschool to preteen. With a use commencement to support to tweens, it will offer calm that is suitable for a age bracket.
Moreover, a association also introduces FreeTime Smart Filters, that will assist relatives in sieving a content’s appropriateness, says Nate Glissmeyer, Amazon Kids and Families director. Parents will have a final contend in what a child views.
“[Y]ounger kids still have a leisure to try a titles that are suitable for their age organisation while comparison kids get to play Monument Valley and see other cold videos, apps, games and books that are only right for them,” said Glissmeyer.
The new calm that Amazon is introducing includes games and apps like Temple Run: OZ, American Girl, Hot Wheels, Barbie and Sonic a Hedgehog. TV shows that tweens can entrance embody Superman a Animated Series, Star Trek and iCarly, as good as videos like The Haunting Hour by R.L. Stein.
Book lovers can douse themselves in Harry Potter and The Witch of Blackbird Pond.
FreeTime Unlimited subscription is possibly $2.99 or $4.99, for Prime and non-Prime members, respectively. To entrance a calm one requires a Kindle e-reader or an Amazon Fire tablet. The pricing is on a per-child basis; however, a e-retailer offers a package bonus for adult to 4 customized profiles – $6.99 for Prime members or $9.99 for non-Prime members.
The FreeTime Smart Filters is concordant with fourth- and fifth-gen Fire tablets, that includes a Fire Kids variant. The filter is accessible as an OTA program update, that will be pushed out from Apr 27.